The tale of William Harvey's momentous discovery - that the blood vessels form a closed system, carrying blood pumped rapidly around the body by the heart - is one of ingenuity, imagination and perseverence, and remarkable use of experiment, observation and skill.
|Publication date:||8th May 2001|
|Publisher:||Icon Books Ltd|
|Categories:||Life sciences: general issues, History of medicine, Popular science, Molecular biology,|
Andrew Gregory is Lecturer in History of Science in the Department of Science and Technology Studies at University College London.More About Andrew Gregory